Music, Singles — June 12, 2015 at 6:35 am

Dope Body’s raucous “Old Grey”

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Dope BodySince 2008, Dope Body has been blasting the ears of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. residents with their furious and awesome noise rock. It’s chaotic, intense, abrasive, and just a riot. And just barely a year since they released the cathartic Lifer, the quartet are returning with another album, Kunk. The lead single from the album is the madly brilliant “Old Grey”. It’s something that Dan Boeckner might write if he teamed up with Lightning Bolt (actually, Boeckner did write some blazing tracks with Wolf Parade). The song will have you gyrating in your chair or if you’re standing up with the raucous and scuzzy guitars, the throbbing bass, and the stellar drum work. When it’s all finished, you might find yourself yelling, “F*** yeah!”

Kunk drops on August 28th via Drag City Records. They’ll be touring Europe in September to support the album, playing a handful of dates with Future Islands (those shows should be awesome). Tour Dates are below.

Dope Body are David Jacober, John Jones, Andrew Laumann, and Zachary Utz.

“Old Grey” rocks the June 12th edition of The Weekend Showcase, a weekly playlist featuring new music from around the world.

 

 

Dope Body Tour Dates

07.09.15    Brighton (UK), The Hope & Ruin
08.09.15    Manchester (UK), Academy *
09.09.15    Glasgow (UK), Barrowland *
10.09.15    Newcastle (UK), Academy *
11.09.15    York (UK), The Fulford Arms
12.09.15    Dublin (IE), Whelans (upstairs)
14.09.15    Birmingham (UK), The Sunflower Lounge
15.09.15    Bristol (UK), The Stags and Hounds
16.09.15    London (UK), Old Blue Last
17.09.15    Brussels (BE), Madame Moustache
18.09.15    Tilburg (NL), Incubate Festival
19.09.15    Paris (FR),  l’Olympic Café
20.09.15    Tours (FR), La Temps Machine
21.09.15    Pau (FR), À Tant Rever Du Roi
22.09.15    Oviedo (ES), Lata de Zinc
24.09.15    Lisbon (PT), Sabotage Rock Club
25.09.15    Madrid (ES), Siroco
26.09.15    Barcelona (ES), La [2] de Apolo
28.09.15    Lyon (FR), Grrrnd Zero
29.09.15    Milano (IT), Lo-Fi
30.09.15    Bologna (IT), Freakout
01.10.15    Arezzo (IT), Pastificio Elettrico
03.10.15    Duedingen (CH), Bad Bonn
05.10.15    Wuerzburg (DE), Cairo
06.10.15    Berlin (DE), Urban Spree
07.10.15    Koeln (DE), Sonic Ballroom
08.10.15    Hamburg (DE), Hafenklang
09.10.15    Utrecht (NL), DBs
10.10.15    Liege (BE), La Zone
* w/ Future Islands

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